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Zachary James Watkins is an Oakland-based sound artist and is one-half of the ecstatic duo Black Spirituals. Zachary has received commissions from Cornish, The Microscores Project, The Beam Foundation, Somnubutone, the sfSoundGroup and the Seattle Chamber Players. He has shared bills with Earth, the Sun Ra Arkestra, and designed the sound and composed music for the plays “I have loved Strangers.” His 2006 composition Suite for String Quartet was awarded the Paul Merritt Henry Prize for...
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A gifted composer and instrumentalist, Bill’s music has been described as cinematic, adventurous, and innovative. Bill was featured in Guitar Player Magazine for his collaboration with Erdem Helvacioglu on the critically acclaimed CD, “ Fields and Fences ”.  You can find out more about Bill at http://billwalkermusic.com/   Please also consider supporting him via his paypal: billwalker@baymoon.com
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Theresa is a composer, cellist and vocalist active at the intersection of music, experimentation, improvisation and the synergy of multiple disciplines. Her works include The Unlearning (Tzadik), 21 songs for violin, cello and 2 voices inspired by Goya's Disasters of War etchings, O Sleep, an improvised opera for an 8 piece ensemble exploring the conundrum of sleep and dream life. In 2018, Theresa founded fo'c'sle, a record label dedicated to adventurous music from the Bay Area and beyond....
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Jennifer S. Cheng’s work includes poetry, lyric essay, and image-text forms exploring immigrant home-building, shadow poetics, and the feminine monstrous. She is the author of MOON: LETTERS, MAPS, POEMS, selected by Bhanu Kapil for the Tarpaulin Sky Award, and HOUSE A, selected by Claudia Rankine for the Omnidawn Poetry Prize. She is a 2019 NEA Literature Fellow and graduated from Brown University, the University of Iowa, and San Francisco State University. Read more at www.jenniferscheng.com...
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On June 15, Ainsley Wagoner performed live for the Internet Archive. Ainsley creates ethereal music as Silverware.  Her music can be found on Bandcamp ( https://silverware.bandcamp.com/ ), Facebook ( https://www.facebook.com/silversilverwareware ), Instagram ( https://www.instagram.com/silllverware/ ), and Spotify ( https://open.spotify.com/artist/5U2u4QhS0rzS8IRRbXUuIu?si=P2G24oOkS7KXR3OTMnsJ6A ). She just released a 2-single 7" record last year along with a music video.  Ainsley is...
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Zoom performance for Internet Archive
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Otay Mesa Detention Resistance Group https://www.otaymesadetentionresistance.org/donate Venmo using @otaymesadetentionresistance  Support fund for black and LGBTQ plus refugees and migrants https://transgenderlawcenter.org/programs/blmp   To order the chapbook Swallows, Venmo your name and mailing address with $16 for shipping inside the US to: @Vickie-Vertiz  Author website: vickievertiz.com
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A performance by Bay Area chicanx songwriter/composer, Jess Sylvester (Marinero). Marinero is known for his dreamy, cholo-fi signature style of taking samples of 60s latin music and adding spacey pop flavors. His newest album, Trópico de Cáncer, is rooted in bossa nova and Tropicália sounds.  Watch his profile in Content Magazine: https://vimeo.com/356981000   You can find more of his music on his webpage: https://maringuero.bandcamp.com/
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Ivan Forde (b. 1990) works across printmaking, digital animation, sound performance, and installation. Using a wide variety of photo-based and print-making processes (and more recently music and performance), Ivan Forde retells stories from epic poetry casting himself as every character. His non-linear versions of these time-worn tales open the possibility of new archetypes and alternative endings. By crafting his own unique mythology and inserting himself in historical narratives, he connects...
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Jess, with his musical partner, Peter One, is one of the most popular musical acts in West Africa, performing to stadium-sized audiences at home in the Ivory Coast and throughout Benin, Burkina Faso and Togo. Their album, Our Garden Needs Its Flowers, originally thrust them into stardom in the late ’80s. The album was inspired both by classic American country and folk music and the traditions of Ivorian village songs, but it focused thematically on the political turmoil of the region. Songs...
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We met the wonderful Jess Sah Bi last week and now we get the pleasure of hosting his musical partner, Peter. Together, they are one of the most popular musical acts in West Africa, performing to stadium-sized audiences at home in the Ivory Coast and throughout Benin, Burkina Faso, and Togo. Their album, Our Garden Needs Its Flowers, originally thrust them into stardom in the late '80s. The album was inspired both by classic American country and folk music and the traditions of Ivorian village...
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James & Caslon are doing something we haven't ever been able to accomplish in our music series! They're performing live together while sheltering in place! James brought out his engineering skills to make this happen and there's wires running between their apartments to ensure that their sound is cohesive and in sync.   A little bit about them as musicians: James is a synthesizer wizard who has been making music for 20 years, most notably in his project Synthescheiße, an improvisational...
Topics: internet archive, james kafader, caslon kahle
Country auteur, Dougie Poole’s music has been described as an “intersection of experimental pop and outlaw country.” His newest album, The Freelancer’s Blues, was released this June. To learn more about Dougie, you can visit his website at: https://dougiepoole.bandcamp.com .
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Grammy-nominated female bass legend, Divinity Roxx, integrates elements of rhythm and blues, hip hop, funk, soul, and rock in her work. As Beyonce’s bassist and Musical Director for “The Beyonce Experience” and “I am… World Tour,” Divinity appeared in several music videos, performed at the White House for the Obamas, and also composed original music. Her solo album ‘ImPossible’ earned her an Independent Music Award for ‘Best Spoken Word Album,’ She was recently hand-picked...
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